Owen is a freelance writer, marketer and maker based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, helping make technology friendlier with words. He was previously Editor at The Next Web and Digital Director at VanMoof, but now spends his days building Charged.
It's easy to make your coffee machine turn on in the morning automatically. With a dirt-cheap switch, you can add smarts to a Moccamaster or any other device.
Zach and Owen get nerdy about browsers this week, after the news that Microsoft will make a historic change to its web browser (RIP, Internet Explorer). Also, we talk about what that means for ~apps~ and a bunch of other stuff, like how weird the podcasting industry is.
Zach, Frederique and Owen get into a deep discussion this week on one big thing: why is Tumblr cracking down on NSFW content? And why are sex workers so discriminated against online?
Frederique, Zach and Owen discuss Facebook's terrible year, how the company got here, then how we think it should be dealt with. Oh, and about when your robot vacuum goes terribly wrong.
Why are we willing to participate in this walled garden nightmare?
This week, Frederique, Owen, and Zach discuss the holidays, the new iPad Pro—two weeks later—and, unfortunately, Facebook again.
Many Pixel 3 owners are seeing a "fatal camera error" that prevents them from taking photos. Google's advice? Wait.
If the iPad Pro is the future of productivity, I think we can do better. We take on the iPad Pro and go hands-on to see if it can beat Microsoft's Surface line-up.
This week Frederique, Owen, and Zach talk about the new iPad Pros, the Google Walkout, and Facebook admitting (and hiding) their most harmful impact yet.
The best tablet for taking everywhere with you just got even better with a LTE option for $679.
Huawei made a MacBook Air competitor that beats Apple at its own game.